Tagged "Africa"

To The African

To The African
Photo by Charles NyihaTo the African father, I can hear you even when you do not shout at me. Saying no to you is not disrespect. That I ask you to think deeply about what you say to Mama is not my being spoiled; it is my way of trying…

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Fifty plus One: I vote for Zambia

The year was 1964; multitudes had gathered in the stadium to usher in a new dawn typified by jubilation. These celebrations could easily have been misconstrued for New Year celebrations; except that it was not January but the 23rd of October. The place was Independence Stadium in Lusaka, Zambia just…

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Tradition

Tradition
Photo by Charles Nyiha "The world is like a Mask dancing. If you want to see it well, you do not stand in one place."-Chinua AchebeThe different faces of what we call African cultures fight within me. I am in love; deeply, happily, consumed by love…

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Africa Calls For Me

Africa Calls For Me
I was not born in Nigeria. But, I lived there for all my adolescent years, and I spent a good part of that time trying to leave. What I do not get now is why.It is common for many African children, and children in other post-colonial countries, to view…

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Sustainable design in Africa

Sustainable design in Africa
WE NEED SUSTAINABLE DESIGN IN NIGERIA ( and Africa as a whole)!What part are you playing?Sustainable design is creating products and services with the intention of eliminating or reducing negative environmental impacts throughout its lifespan from the production to disposal/end of service. Sustainable design is a concept and…

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